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OPIRG AND COMMUNITY EVENTS FOR WEEK OF 30-Oct-2017

OPIRG McMaster’s Fair Trade Fest
Nov 01, 2017 10:00 am  

Featuring fair trade vendors and local artisans. Products made with respect to people and the planet.  A great place to do your holiday gift buying. Sponsored by OPIRG McMaster Visit us at MUSC 229 Opirgmcmaster.org opirg@mcmaster.ca www.facebook.com/OPIRGMcMaster twitter @ OPIRGMcMaster 905-525-9140 ext. 27289

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ChocoSol Fair Trade Café and Talk – Exploring the spiritual, ecological, and geo-political story of chocolate
Nov 01, 2017 12:30 pm  
Featuring guest speaker, Michael Sacco, founder of Toronto’s ChocoSol, a socially conscious chocolate trader. Working with Mexican farmers through a reciprocity-based horizontal trading technique that includes technology, ecology, and social engagement, ChocoSol has come to support the diversity of the cacao forest gardens while rooting itself in the socio-ecological fabrics of Southern Ontario.  Sacco has

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Improving the Walking and Cycling Experience
Nov 01, 2017 06:30 pm  
How does municipal policy, planning, and design intersect with community aspirations? How can policy, planning, and design improve the walking and cycling experience in Hamilton? Following a presentation by Neluka Leanage, Planner/Designer/Researcher from University of Waterloo, roundtable hands-on discussion will cover these topics: 1. Using design thinking, create experiential journey mapping at 4 different scales

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Friendly Streets: Street Audit with a focus on Business
Nov 02, 2017 11:00 am  
Businesses benefit when streets are vibrant and safe for walking and biking. Join us on a street assessment walk around the Barton @ Lottridge area.

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Friendly Streets: Street Audit with a focus on Business
Nov 02, 2017 11:00 am  
Businesses benefit when streets are vibrant and safe for walking and biking. Join us on a street assessment walk around the Barton @ Lottridge area.

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Outward Bound with City School
Nov 03, 2017 10:00 am  
You are about to embark on a fun and challenging adventure here in your community! Please note: participants must be 18 years or older. This Outward Bound Canada program has been specifically designed in collaboration with City School by Mohawk to focus on outdoor programming to introduce you to to compass work, hiking, teamwork, leadership,

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Water Innovation Week: Coldspring Valley Guided Tour
Nov 03, 2017 12:30 pm  
Walk back in time to uncover the hidden history of Coldspring Valley which for the past several decades has been better known as McMaster Parking Lot M (formerly Lot 6) Before McMaster paved the floodplain to create parking, the property was a prized Royal Botanical Garden’s nature sanctuary. On this historical walk you will learn

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Abrupt Climate Change: Dr. Guy McPherson
Nov 07, 2017 10:30 am  
Dr. Guy McPherson comes to Hamilton and Toronto for a week of talks, presentations and media events from Nov 1 to 8th. McPherson is a professor emeritus and conservation biologist from U Arizona who early on collected peer reviewed data about causes, trends and consequences of human caused climate upset. He is controversial because he

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Breaking Down Multi-Channel Communications
Nov 07, 2017 06:00 pm  
Part of Passion to Power in the Public Interest: 2017 – OPIRG McMaster’s Skills Training Series No two communication channels are the same. There are many ways to share your ideas and promote your initiatives, but you can’t be everywhere. How do you prioritize and build a communications strategy that meet your goals? How do

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7th Annual Bridge to Hope Fundraising Gala
Nov 09, 2017 06:00 pm  
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